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World Design Capital 2014
Download this PDF of World Design Capital recognised, signature and other events in Cape Town.
The Year 2014 is a special year for Cape Town. It has the honours to be the first African city to be named as World Design Capital and the year also represents a significant milestone for South Africa as it celebrates twenty years since the country’s first free democratic elections.
Download the calendar programme for World Design Capital 2014 and keep up to date with all the key activities that are planned throughout 2014 - highlighting a few of the projects that will help guide the development of design in Cape Town.
12 design tours showcasing the many different aspects of what World Design Capital means to Cape Town – from District Six Heritage Tours, ‘Public Spaces’ walking tours to ‘In the Footsteps of Madiba’ tours.
Check out our map of Woodstock, highlighting over 15 design related activities to do whilst exploring Albert Street and Sir Lowry Road.
Check out our map of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek, highlighting over 15 design related activities to do in two of the most historic towns in Cape Town and surrounding areas.
Check out our map of East and Central Cape Town, highlighting over 40 design related activities to do in The Fringe in district six, Greenmarket Square, the Bo-Kaap, Company’s Garden & surrounds.
World Design Capital 2014 has many events planned throughout 2014 and this quick reference guide highlights the key projects that are due to launch in 2013 and will grow in 2014.
All eyes will be on Cape Town next year when the city enjoys its tenure as World Design Capital. The title is awarded bi-annually by the International Council for Societies of Industrial Design (ICSID) to give global prominence to cities that use design for their social, economic and cultural development.